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June 2016

Careers in the forces

24th June 2016

soldier

Armed Forces day focuses attention on the work of the nations military services. 

But if you are interested in a career in the forces, where do you start?

Lee Major runs the Military Preparation Course at YH Training. Leah and Leon are on the course.

The three of them told Tom Hooper about the course and why it's a key step in achieving a career in the forces.

Posted by Coast Life at 5:42pm

The Festival of Filey

24th June 2016

Festival of Filey

The Festival of Filey gets underway this weekend. It runs for nine days and includes a carnival night and beach bonanza along with family activities and theatre.

Marion Wright is chair of the organising committee. Marion spoke to Tom Hooper about the event and i's history.

Posted by Coast Life at 3:26pm

Learning the Law

20th June 2016

law

The world will always need lawyers and on the Yorkshire Coast the next generation of lawyers are learning their trade in some new ways.

Coventry University Scarborough Campus offers a law course which is slightly different to other courses.

Law tutor Maddy Redmond and local law student Natalie Foster talk about the university, the learning environment and the law course on offer at the campus.

 

Posted by Coast Life at 6:45pm

The Whitby Property Market

14th June 2016

keysWe all need somewhere to live and whether you buy or rent - finding the perfect place to make your home is an emotional journey.

So how do you make sure you have considered all the options and looked in all the right places?

In Whitby there is a relatively new team aiming to help you do just that. Hendersons Estate Agents have been in the town for just over a year.

Carolyn, Karen and Nick from Hendersons talk about the local housing market, the role technology plays in selling a property and why they set up Henderson's.

 

Posted by Coast Life at 6:24pm

Annual or Perennial? Plants Explained.

14th June 2016

flowerApparently summer is on the way!

What can we do to our gardens this year to add a bit of colour for the summer season and should we be considering annual or perennial plants?

Gavin Charter from Eastfield Garden Centre discusses the options.

 

Posted by Coast Life at 10:38am

Scarborough Water Park Map

13th June 2016

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The official map of Alpamare Scarborough, the £14 million waterpark that will open next month has been made public for the first time.

The park's Chief Executive Officer, Anton Hoefter talks about the park, what it will bring to the area and how it compares to Alpamare's other water parks.

There is more about the park here

 

Posted by Coast Life at 2:00pm

Scalby Fair 2016

10th June 2016

buntingJohn White from the Scalby Fair talks to Tom Hooper about the 2016 event and about the fair's long history.

Posted by Coast Life at 5:34pm

The June Night Sky

10th June 2016

milky wayLocal astronomer June Harper talks us through the June night sky, the green flash (not a super hero) and why astronomers don't really like the summer solstice.

John's June Sky Notes are here

Posted by Coast Life at 5:20pm

Bridlington Old Town Festival 2016

10th June 2016

OLD TOWNBridlington's Old Town Festival starts this weekend with a distinctly 1940's flavour and a visit from a Spitfire.

Bellman Of Bridlington Old Town, David Hinde has been telling Tom Hooper what's lined up for the festival.

 

Posted by Coast Life at 4:57pm

The journey from two wheels to four

1st June 2016

Skoda 450The car industry has over one hundred years of history and it's development is deeply intertwined with changes in society and the way our daily lives work.

Andy Veitch and Jamie Wray from Des Winks Skoda talk about the history of the Skoda brand and how Skoda started out making a very different form of transportation.

 

Posted by Coast Life at 6:02pm

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